222 Archived posts matching:"FoodForce”

  • Dallas

    SKU CPG Accelerator to Expand to Dallas This Fall

    Austin-based SKU — the nation’s first accelerator focused on consumer packaged goods (CPG) — will expand into the Dallas-Fort Worth market this fall with a program tailored toward later-stage startups. Walter Robb, former Whole Foods co-CEO and an icon in the natural foods industry, will kick off SKU DFW, which features a best-in-class curriculum taught […]

  • Candice St. Pierre

    Candice St. Pierre has been named VP of Sales – Traditional Markets at Twinlab Consolidation Corporation. She had been Sales Consultant at Encompassales.

  • Panache Apple

    Minneapolis CPG Accelerator Selects 10 Purpose-Driven Companies

    Minneapolis-based ImpactSKU has selected the 10 consumer packaged goods (CPG) startups that will participate in the Preview program. Participants make everything from vegan baking mixes to matching dog-owner togs. The six-week ImpactSKU Preview Program kicks off August 4 and includes programming on such topics as Vision +Purpose, Market Validation + Positioning, Social Impact, and Channel […]

  • Jenny Cawthon

    How Jenny Cawthon’s Food Philosophy Launched Greenjoy

    As part of our ongoing Female Forces series to celebrate women leaders in the consumer brand universe, we’re highlighting Jenny Cawthon, the Founder of Greenjoy. Inspired by her mother’s passion for health and her legendary salad dressing recipes, Greenjoy is on a mission to bring people together with nourishing food. We caught up with Cawthon […]

  • father and son

    How Fatherhood Inspired These 5 Food Brands

    Father’s Day may only happen once a year but it’s easily celebrated all year long, especially at some of these food companies — both big and small — where the influence of fatherhood is in the brand DNA. From legacy names like Cape Cod Potato Chips to newcomers like Partake Foods, we’re sharing some companies […]

  • Duane

    Born to Lead, Episode 1: Duane Primozich, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, BIGR Ventures

    Born to Lead is ForceBrands’ original leadership series that highlights industry thought leaders across CPG.  In the debut episode of Born to Lead, we caught up with Duane Primozich, the Co-Founder & Managing Partner at BIGR Ventures, a Boulder, Colo.-based growth equity fund providing value-added, strategic partnership, and capital to promising early-stage products. Although Primozich doesn’t […]

  • Jessica Young

    How Transparent Food Marketplace BUBBLE Is Proving Its Essential Place in Grocery

    Jessica Young has always had a passion for clean food. Although she didn’t set out in her career to launch an online marketplace where consumers could directly access some of the healthiest products from today’s most innovative food brands, she recognized there was a need for it. “I was thinking of launching my own food […]

  • Mark Feinberg

    Created By Emerging Brands for Emerging Brands: OTHRSource Helps Challengers Restock with Speed

    During this challenging time, we’ve seen a surge in demand hit the food and beverage industry. CPG brands are working around the clock to complete orders, but the sheer scale of demand retailers are facing is leaving many shelves across the country still bare. The situation was impossible to plan for and necessitates added support […]

  • Melissa Nguyen

    Melissa Nguyen has been named Account Manager at CreaFill. She had been Territory Sales Manager at Solgar/The Nature’s Bounty Co.

  • Brian Harvey

    Brian Harvey has been named Director of Marketing and Partnerships at Kansas City Barbeque Society. He had been Sr. Manager of Field Marketing and PR at Hostess Brands.